Wichita man accused of killing sister's boyfriend arrested in Oklahoma

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Wichita police say the man accused of killing his sister's boyfriend during an argument early Saturday morning has been arrested in Oklahoma.

Officer Paul Cruz said Monday afternoon that the Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested Robert G. Hill at a bus stop in Perry, about 100 miles south of Wichita. Lt. Todd Ojile said earlier that the 34-year-old was considered armed an dangerous.

Hill is wanted in connection to the shooting death of 23-year-old Patrick Ball-Morse at Kingsborough Apartments near Pawnee and Seneca. 

Police say Morse and his girlfriend were moving items out of an apartment when the girlfriend got into an argument with her brother, identified as Hill. 

"During that argument, the brother will produce a handgun," Lt. Ojile said. "We believe that Mr. Morse will try and intervene or stop the argument when the shot is fired, striking him and killing him."

Hill then fled the scene, Ojile said.

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Hill is currently on probation for convictions of theft, assault and drug possession. He is  listed as an absconder on the Kansas Department of Corrections website.

Ball-Morse's death was one of three homicides that morning and the city's 27th of the year. 


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A man is shot and killed in a southwest Wichita apartment early Saturday morning.

Wichita Police Sgt. Matt Lang said the shooting took place shortly after 2 a.m. in the 800 block of W. 26th Street South – at Kingsborough Apartments – southeast of Pawnee and Seneca.

When officers arrived, they found a man 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his head. Investigators say the shooting took place after a disturbance between a 25-year-old woman, her 23-year-old boyfriend, and her 34-year-old brother. Police say the 34-year-old got into a confrontation with the victim and shot the victim. 
No suspects have been arrested in the case. 

For those who have information, they should contact Wichita Police or Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111.

Two other people died in shootings overnight. Find links to those stories below.

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